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Brewed by Pivovar Velké Popovice (Asahi)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Velké Popovice, Czech Republic

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 845   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Produced from special dark malts, which is why even its foam is dark.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MartinT (9729) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 7, 2005
On tap in Olomouc:

The Lure:
Creamy fruit salad sailing on an underlying bock-like malt sweetness. Roasted caramel and ashes complete the semi-complexity.

The Festivities:
Cloying caramel in an almost nitroed, soft and round body. Sweet chocolate melting into a weak roastiness.

Transcendence:
Thick icing on a thin cake is not necessarily as enjoyable as it could be.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (9369) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2008
draught at Plzensky Dvur Smichov. Dark bwon colour, large and very very creamy head. Sweet and malty, full-bodied, hints of roasted malt and caramel. Slightly hoppy only. Surprisingly good.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (9325) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2008
Bottle. High fluffy but lasting light brown head. Very dark clear red brown body. Roasted barley malt aroma with a bit of caramel and notes of butter. Very sweet and mild roasted barley malt flavor with caramel. Low carbonation and a short sweet aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9299) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2009
bottle. train rating. moderately creamy texture, overall pretty good for bottled dunkel but of course doesn’t match fresh draft anything. toffee, coffee cake, toast, all there but with an oily butter and metal note. taste some bottle and bottle cap in there.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (9211) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2010
Tasted on different trips to Czech Republic. Pours a dark rubyred to brown peer. Very fine laced beige head. Smells sweet-malty. Full body when drinking, alcoholsweetness with some caramel. Ends in not too subtle roasted malts while the tongue is still tangling with carbon. Only a sweet aftertasts survives. A good basic beer for a night in the pub, although a little too sweet to my taste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8881) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle. Deep amber brown with a beige head. Malty sweet caramel base, very low bitterness, faint roasted notes, and moderate sweetness lasting throughout the finish. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (8827) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAR 24, 2014
Tap at the Staromestska Restaurant, Old Town Square, Prague. Poured a clear dark brown with a big frothy light tan head. The aroma is sweet malt and caramel. The flavour is medium to light sweet with a sweet watery malt light yeast palate. Light bodied with average carbonation. Not a lot going on but not so bad either.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (8778) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2009
On tap at U Cerneho Vola, Prague. Deep amber, almost black with a large off white creamy head. Roasted aroma with traces of liquorize and caramel. Sweet taste of malt, coffee. Smooth and easy drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (8686) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2010
Bottle from Alko in Pello. Dark brown with a nice tan head. Bread, roasted malt and caramel in the aroma. Quite thin mouth feel, taste of chocolate, nuts, roasted malt and caramel. An ok beer.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Hansen (8545) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2003
Have they mixed this beer with cola?? It's appearance is like cola, and the aroma and flavor is mainly sweet, perhaps a little burnt caramel.


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